Stronger Sing$ lets Malaysian workers send more money home

The Singapore dollar hit an all-time high of 3.24 Malaysian ringgit on Aug 4. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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SINGAPORE - Malaysians working in Singapore say the stronger Singapore dollar will mean more money for their families, but they are concerned about higher rents here and inflation back home.

Sengkang General Hospital staff nurse Eugenie Sarah Leong, 26, said that with the Singapore dollar hitting record highs against the Malaysian ringgit, each remittance now will mean more for her parents in Kuching, Sarawak.

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